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Families covered: Spencer of Althorp, Spencer of Marlborough, Spencer of Sunderland, Spencer of Wormleighton

Sir Robert Spencer of Althorp, 1st Lord of Wormleighton (b 1570, d 25.10.1627)
m. (15.02.1587) Margaret Willoughby (d 17.08.1597, dau of Sir Francis Willoughby of Woollaton)
1. John Spencer (dvpsp)
2. William Spencer of Althorp, 2nd Lord of Wormleighton (bpt 04.01.1591-2, d 19.12.1636)
  m. (1617) Penelope Wriothesley (d 16.07.1667, dau of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton)
A. Elizabeth Spencer (b 16.02.1617/8, d 11.08.1672)
  m1. (04.12.1634) John Craven, Lord Craven of Ryton (bpt 10.06.1610, dsp before 26.02.1647-8)
  m2. Hon. Henry Howard of Revesby (dsp 1663)
  m3. William Crofts, Lord Crofts of Saxham (b c1611, dsp 11.08.1657)
  B. Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland (bpt 23.11.1620, d Newbury 20.09.1643)
  m. (20.07.1639) Dorothy Sydney (d 05.02.1684, dau of Robert Sydney, Earl of Leicester)
  i. Dorothy Spencer (b 1640, d 16.12.1670)
  m. (29.12.1656) George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax (b 11.11.1633, d 05.04.1695)
  ii. Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland (b 1640/1, d 28.09.1702)
  m. (10.06.1665) Anne Digby (d 26.04.1715, dau of George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol)
a. Anne Spencer (b 1667, dsps 02.07.1690)
  m. (05.01.1687-8) James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, 1st Duke of Brandon (b 11.04.1658, d 15.11.1712)
  b. Elizabeth Spencer (d 1704)
  m. (1684) Donagh, 4th Earl of Clancarty (d 1734)
  c. Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (b 1675, d 19.04.1722)
  m1. (12.01.1694-5) Arabella Cavendish (b 1673, d 04.06.1698, dau of Henry Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Newcastle)
  (1) Frances Spencer (d 27.07.1742)
  m. (27.11.1717) Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle (b 1684, d 03.09.1758)
  m2. (14.09.1699) Anne Churchill (b 1683, d 15.04.1716, dau of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough)
  (2) Robert Spencer, 4th Earl of Sunderland (b 24.10.1701, d unm 27.11.1729)
(3) Charles Spencer, 5th Earl of Sunderland, 3rd Duke of Marlborough (b 22.11.1706, d 28.10.1758)
  m. (23.05.1732) Elizabeth Trevor (d 07.10.1761, dau of Thomas Trevor, 2nd Lord)
  (A) George Spencer-Churchill, 4th Duke of Marlborough (b 26.01.1739, d 30.01.1817)
  m. (1762) Caroline Russell (d 26.11.1811, dau of John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford)
  (B) Charles Spencer (b 31.03.1740, d 16.06.1820)
  m. (02.10.1762) Mary Beauclerk (d 13.01.1812, dau of Vere Beauclerk, Lord of Hanworth)
  (i) John Spencer (b 21.12.1767, d 17.12.1831) had issue
  m. (05.02.1790) Elizabeth Spencer (d 1812, dau of George Spencer-Churchill, 4th Duke of Marlborough)
  (ii) William Robert Spencer (b 09.01.1769, d 23.10.1834) had issue
  m. (13.12.1791) Susan Walwarth (dau of Ralph, Count Jenison Walworth)
(C) Robert Spencer (dsp 1831)
  m. Henrietta Fawkener (dau of Sir E. Fawkener)
  (D) Diana Spencer (d 1808)
  m1. (08.09.1757, div 08.03.1768) Frederick St. John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke, 3rd Viscount St. John (b 1734, d 05.05.1787)
  m2. (1768) Topham Beauclerk (b 1739, d 1780)
  (E) Elizabeth Spencer (d 30.04.1831)
  m. (23.03.1756) Henry Herbert, 10th Earl of Pembroke (b 03.07.1734, d 26.01.1794)
(4) John Spencer of Althorp (b 13.05.1708, d 19.06.1746)
  m. (14.02.1733-4) Georgina Carolina Carteret (d 21.08.1780, dau of John Carteret, Earl Granville)
  (A) John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer (b 19.12.1784, d 31.08.1783)
  m. (20/7.12.1755) Georgiana Poyntz (d 18.03.1814, dau of Hon. Stephen Poyntz of Midgham)
  (i) Georgiana Spencer (b 1757, d 30.03.1806)
  m. (06.06.1774) William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (b 14.12.1748, d 29.07.1811)
  (ii) George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (b 01.09.1758, d 10.11.1834)§R§
  m. (06.03.1781) Lavinia Bingham (b 1762, d 08.06.1831, dau of Sir Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan)
  ((a)) John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer (b 30.05.1782, dsp 01.10.1845, Chancellor)
  m. (13.04.1814) Esther Acklom (b 09.1788, d 11.06.1818, dau of Richard Acklom of Wiseton Hall)
  ((b)) Sir Robert Cavendish Spencer (b 24.10.1791, d 04.11.1830, Captain RN)
((c)) Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer (b 14.04.1798, d 27.12.1857) had issue
  m1. (23.02.1830) Elizabeth Georgina Poyntz (d 10.04.1851, dau of William Stephen Poyntz of Cowdray)
  m2. (09.08.1854) Adelaide Horatia Elizabeth Seymour (b 1825, d 29.10.1877, dau of Sir Horace Beauchamp Seymour)
  ((d)) George Spencer (b 21.12.1799, d 01.10.1864, Passionist)
((e)) Sarah Spencer (d 13.04.1870)
  m. (04.03.1813) William Henry Lyttelton, 3rd Lord (b 03.04.1782, d 30.04.1837)
  ((f)) Georgiana Charlotte Spencer (d 21.02.1823)
  m. (14.04.1814) George Quin, previously Taylour (b 10.03.1792, d 06.02.1888)
  (iii) Henrietta Frances Spencer (b 1761, d 14.11.1821)
  m. (27.11.1780) Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough (b 24.01.1758, d 03.02.1844)
  (iv)+ other issue - Charlotte (b 1765, d 1766), Louisa (b/d 1769)
(B) Diana Spencer (b 1735, d 1743)
  (5) Anne Spencer (b 1702, d 19.02.1769)
  m. (1720) William, 1st Viscount Bateman (d 12.1744)
  (6) Diana Spencer (b 1710, dsps 27.09.1735)
  m. (11.10.1731) John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford (b 1710, d 15.01.1771)
  m3. (05.12.1717) Judith Tichborne (d 17.05.1749, dau of Benjamin Tichborne)
  (7)+ other issue - William (d infant), 2 others (d young)
  d.+ other issue - Robert (b 1664, dsp 1688), 3 others (d young)
  iii. Penelope Spencer (d infant)
  C. Anne Spencer (b 1623)
  m. Sir Robert Townsend
  D. Alice Spencer (b 1625, d c1712)
  m. Henry Moore, 1st Earl of Drogheda (d 11.01.1675-6)
E. Margaret Spencer (bpt 19.01.1627, dsp 1693)
  m. (30.08.1655) Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (b 22.07.1621, d 22.01.1683)
  F. Robert Spencer, Viscount Teviot (bpt 02.02.1628, dsp 20.05.1694)
  m. Jane Spencer (b c1657, d 10.06.1689, dau of Sir Thomas Spencer, 3rd Bart of Yarnton)
  G. William Spencer of Ashton (d 1688)
  m. Elizabeth Gerard (dau of Dutton Gerard, 3rd Lord of Gerard's Bromley)
  i. Elizabeth Spencer (3rd dau)
  m. Robert Hesketh of Rufford
  ii.+ other issue - Margaret, Rachel
3. Sir Richard Spencer of Orpington (d 1661)
  m. Mary Sandys (d 1675, dau of Sir Edwin Sandys)
  A. Mary Spencer (heir) apparently of this generation
  m. William Gee of Bishop Burton (b 1625, d 30.08.1678)
4. Sir Edward Spencer of Boston (d 1666)
  m. Mary Goldsmith (dau of John Goldsmith of Welby)
5. Elizabeth Spencer (d 1618)
  m. (1617) Sir George Fane of Buston (d 1640)
6. Margaret Spencer (d 1613)
7. Mary Spencer (b 1588, d 1658)
  m. Sir Richard Anderson of Penley (d 1632/53)

Main source(s):
(1) The Spencer Family web site at http://www.spencer-house.com
(2) BP1934 (Marlborough), BP1934 (Spencer)
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